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accepted from community colleges. >> san francisco's law banning public nudity goes into effect but today it is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance in the district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiffs wants it to apply to all nude its not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame could hold a news conference today on the shocking story of the national college football star who claims he was a victim of a terrible hoax. grieving the death of his girlfriend exposed as a hoax. an investigation is underway whether teo is the victim or the massacre mind. all american linebacker and heisman trophy finalist he gained national sympathy and attention when his grandmother died and on the same day so did an alleged girlfriend from leukemia. now a website has uncovered that no such young woman existed. he admits the relationship was online and by phone and claims he was duped by someone using stolen pictures of a woman who does not know
ability to enforce city laws. deputy chief takes over as interim chief while officials try to fill the position permanently. >> san francisco waiting for the results of an investigation into police misconduct. stemming from these surveillance videos from 2011 in which officers entered hotel rooms without warrants, sometimes, stealing items. as a result prosecutors had to drop hundreds of cases. >> if we have officers who are violating the law and constitutional rights weerk at risk n a free society have you to have the police officers falling -- following the law. >> last summer, he issued a training memo to officer autos the head of the university of california system is stepping down. he did not elaborate on when what those are. the board is expected to create a committee to search for the replacement. the 68-year-old says he plans to return to uc berkeley to teach law. >> more students applying for add min mission to university of california. nearly 175,000 students applied for admission to the system for fall, 2013 an increase of 8.6%. and la teen yoz are the largest group appl
more. >> last time they had a gun control law was 1997, banning small handguns known as saturday night specials i was found to be conflicting with state law. >> thank you. later tonight abc 7 news political reporter mark math use will have local reaction outlined today at the white house, stay tuned for that later on in the hour in, marin county, the district attorney now says it may not have enough money to pay the people who turned in their weapons during that four-county buy back program yesterday. officials handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers but only raised 43,000s ndz cash to cover them. the total of 827 weapons were turned in. and another buy back is set for monday. it's currently scheduled for 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the san rafael and mill valley police departments but don't expect to get cash this time. for turning in the gun. >> we're used to seeing screeners in our nation airports but today a special unit made a stop in a train station in the east bay. it's a story you'll see only on abc 7 news. laura anthony sl live tonight. laura? >> hi, carolyn, tsa out here earl
. >> the president allies are dampening expectations on key components of the law. rules that the ban on assault weapons. >> here in california new legislation is been announced to protect the try pri vassy of citizen who's choose to legally own a firearm after a journalist published names and addresses of thousands of new yorker was gun permits. nanette? >> well, california already has an assault weapons ban and a 10 round limit on ammunition. state lawmakers here want to do more.c >> we're lightntnuç years ahead. >> the brady campaign considers california having the toughest laws in the country. still, the newtown, connecticut massacre is prompting lawmakers to propose measure goesing further than the president's package of reforms. state senator wants california to do background checks on people before they buy ammunition and require a perm dwroit proceed with the sale. >> ammunition is the fuel that eedz feeds violence in the neighborhoods. >> a new proposal seeks to shield address and phone numbers of californians carrying concealed weapons, law enforcement would still have access to the i
? >> a heart as big as the world. >> john bellcastor was barack obama's law partner doing civil rights work in chicago from 1993 to 2003. >> in our law firm he never raised his voice. the no drama obama you hear about today was that way back in 1993. >> and dotting the crowd the young celebrities drawn to obama. katie berry and john mayer and jeffrey wright who spoke of the hope of the day. >> it's about the hope of the country and the example we set to the world in terms of free and working democracy. and it's about partnership and it's about what you know, the common ground between all of us as americans. and so, you know, if this doesn't illustrate that then we have a lot of hard work to do. >> and the musical artists mostly represented the young 21st century artists like kelly clarkson. ♪ >> and an obama favorite and friend, beyonce. ♪ for the ramparts we watched ♪ were so gallantly streaming >> we the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal. it is the star that guides us still. just as it guided our forebearers through seneca falls
students accepted from the california community colleges. >> san francisco law banning public nudity goes into effect next month and is challenged today in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four nudists in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance at the u.s. district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiff wants it to apply to ought nudists not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame officials could hold a news conference on the shocking story of the national college football star who claim tons the victim of a terrible hoax. an investigation is underway whether manti te'o is the victim or mastermind. he gained national sympathy and attention when in september his grandmother died and on same day, so did his girlfriend, allegedly, of leukemia. now a when has uncovered that there was no such young woman. manti te'o says the relationship was online and claims he was duped by someone using stolen pictures of a woman who says she doesn't even know manti te'o. >> this was an elaborate, very soph
on high-capacity ammunition clips and conceded that getting new gun laws passed is going to be tough. >> if responsible gun owners, if americans of every background stand up and say, enough. we've suffered too much pain and care too much about our children to allow this to continue then change will -- change will come. that's what it's going to take. >> the president also signed 23 executive actions, all meant to improve existing gun laws. one of them makes more data available for background checks. one offers security for schools that want them. it is important to note that with those executive actions, policy directives are not needed for congressional approval, as well. so this is coming directly from the white house, directly from president obama's chair. he's cracking down. he wants to reinstate a ban on assault-style weapons. ban high-capacity magazines, which a small majority of americans approve of and a large majority want to see stricter laws when it comes to background checks and getting authorized. >> it's going to be a tough sell, no doubt about it. >>> the president's n
of the reaction this week. senator max baucus "before passing new laws we need a thoughtful debate that respects responsible law abiding gun owners in montana instead of one side fits all directives from washington. senator tim johnson, democrat of south dakota, "it makes common sense to not have one size fits all. senator mark begich, democrat of alaska, "i feel like it's going to be hard for they of these pieces of legislation to pass at this point." these are democrats. what is he going to bring to bear on that? >> it is a tough issue. i will say this, these are commonsense proposals that respect the rights of gun owners. let's start there. and i think if you look at high-capacity magazines, assault weapons, universal background checks, the progress we can make on mental health and school safety, all of these enjoy enormous support of the american people. democrats and republicans, so i think that putting together the legislative coalition is going to be hard obviously but we're very confident. i do think things have changed since newtown, you know, senator manchin and republicans and democra
, it is an accountability process working to reduce crime by better utilizing personnel and law enforcement resources. also part of a strategy that oakland police chief will introduce. the chief is is headed by bob waserman mentioning aproveal is one of only four given the green light last night. the council funding an additional police academy. the highering of 20 technicians for field duty was approved. you're likely to see approval to hire sheriff deputies for violent suppression efforts. it's important to mex mention that city leaders were clear that chief brat onwill not attend community meetings. he's only one man on a five-person team of crime-fighting consultants. >> thank you. >> developing news in el-cerrito. two people were shot on a popular path about three hours ago. witnesses say shooters were young men wearing dark hooded sweat shirts two. schools went on lock down. no word yet on the victim condition. police investigating the city's second homicide of the year. a woman shot and killed in the 2600 block this afternoon. you're looking at video of the scene. police say they're trying to piece
takes the law into their own hands. he had an illegal gun and killed a man, a father of five children. took my son away from me. >> there is a report the family scuffled outside of the courtroom but by the time deputy arrived it was over. >> one week after confessing to killing his mother, former death row inmate ask double murderer dennis stanworth was back before a judge today to enter a plea. >> one week after he confessed to killing his mother in an emotional outburst, former death row instatemate stayed mostly quiet this, time, the 70-year-old entered a not guilty plea plae to the murder of nellie stanworth in his home. last week he said he was guilty. >> right. >> it's a standard plea in any case so that is what he entered today. >> in the a surprise? >> no. no. >> this prosecutor says nellie stanworth was likely killed in early november. saying the autopsy revealed it was murder. saying it did not appear his wife knew about the death though the body had been on the property sometime. stanworth spent seven years on death row for killing two teenagers in 1966 for a series of kidn
control laws. school children wrote to him with suggestions including an 11-year-old. >> she says i know laws have to be passed by congress but i beg you to try very hardéfcs. >> the conzbres reluctant to pass comprehensive gun controls. he signed 23 action that's include providing more federal money but added these are just first steps. >> congress, too, must act. and congress must acfgs÷, soon. >> what the president wants is a universal background check for gun purchases, a limit how many a clip can hold and a ban on military style assault weapons, advocates are gearing up for battle in a new video, the rifle association goes after the president, personally. >> slammed being skeptical of having armed guards in schools, his daughters are required secret service protection. julia believes her voice and those of children around the country can bring change to stop the violence. >> lawmakers are skeptical of the plan, and some democrats in the senate said they're uncomfortable with what the president is asking. coming up at 6:00 we'll hear from house democratic leader nancy pelosi and ja
state to enforce any new federal gun law. >> to use this tragedy somehow as to say we need great reforms is just the wrong thing to do. >> reporter: in oregon, a sheriff stood by his intention not to enforce any law he believes is unconstitutional. >> making criminals out of honest citizens, that's not the right path to go down. >> reporter: when the president made his announcement, he was joined by four kids who wrote him letters after sandy hook. >> these are some pretty smart letters from some pretty smart young people. julia said -- julia, where are you? there you go. "i'm not scared for my safety, i'm scared for others." >> reporter: rush limbaugh mocked that. >> the children are writing letters to the president, we don't want to die, we don't want to die. >> reporter: the president's proposals if passed by congress would ban assault weapons and high capacity magazine clips and require background checks on virtually every gun sale, even those between private individuals at gun shows. he called on his supporters to put pressure on members of congress. >> ask them what's more importan
if they become law. jon karl has the story. >> reporter: at a firearms trade show in las vegas wednesday, the reaction to the president's plan was almost universally negative. >> i'm opposed to it. >> i really don't agree with obama. >> reporter: in texas, governor rick perry said he was disgusted by the way the president was using the sandy hook massacre. >> we need to be looking at the mental health issue substantially more than we are using the death of these young children to further a political cause. >> reporter: a texas state representative went further, vowing to write a bill that would make it a felony for anyone in the state to enforce new gun laws. in mississippi, the governor had a similar idea, urging the legislature to prohibit the enforcement of any federal laws obama could get passed. >> i support the current laws. i don't think we need to change anything at all. >> reporter: the ferocity of the opposition does not surprise the white house. it's been nearly two decades since any new gun laws have been passed. >> we suffered too much pain and we care too much about our chi
a billion dollars. >> the law caught up with a suspected hit and run driver who skipped out on a court appearance two years ago. he was reentering the country from the philippines. plea police say he was driving a car that floon a motorcyclist in january, 2011 and kept going. the motorcyclist was killed. he had a million dollar bench warrant, now, knees custody. >> the driver of a car being chased by the alameda county sheriff's department crashed into at least two other cars. investigators not saying whether anyone was injured. we do understand one person was arrested at the scene. these are pictures from sky 7 hd. a number of other suspects apparently ran after the crash. police are still trying to find them right now. and quite a scare for shoppers in vallejo, police say a senior citizen lost control of the car and drove it into the store this afternoon. you can seat black car that slashed from sky 7. police say the driver and passenger were shaken up, but not hurt. we're learning about a home invasion murder of a wealthy south bay businessman. the common thread that binds them toge
now in san francisco, activists fight lg a new law bang nudity. a judge has been asked to block that law from going into affect on february 1. and he considers a lawsuit. the first hearing held today. no decision made. opponents argue the banw violates their first amendment freedom rights. they claim nudity is a political statement. attorneys representing the city claim it's a matter of public health as well as safety. >> high speed rail is one step closer to==Áreality. they're searching for trains to run up to 220 miles per hour along both costs. the prices could please critics saying the rail project is too pricey. officials expect to purchase 60 trains in 10 year autos people looking up reviews for san francisco restaurants can soon turn to yelp other -- for things other than adnx favorite dish. >> take a look at how safe and sanitary each restaurant is. more from san francisco. >> there is 3500 restaurants in san francisco. finding what you like can take searching. >> i go to the same two restaurants over and over. >> many turn to yelp to see what real customers have to s
into a wall in utah. no financialal terms exposed. remaining law firm not affected by the settlement today. last month toyota agreed to pay more than 1 billion dollars to resolve hundreds of lawsuits involving economic loss from toyota owners. >> activist went to federal court to try to over turn san francisco ban on public nudity. opponent of that ban are asking federal judge to block the law from going in effect on february 1st. the city wants the case threaten out. attorneys republicing the city say the ban is a matter of public health. nudist attorney says it's a violation of free speech. >> this is part of the political speech. they view trying to add vo skate clothing operational lifestyle. >> there is concerns about the harm that people feel when they are exposed to nudity unwillingly. >>reporter: no decision was made today. judge said that he will issue a written ruling before the end of the moychlt late tonight bar passengers face delay for next few week. agency doing retrofit work in the tube and people traveling after 10:00 p.m. will experience delay because only one trac
since 2008 planning to return to teaching law in uc berkeley. >> today is the last day of the job for san jose police chief chris moore. the 25 year veteran led the police department for two years. his tenure saw a rise in crime, budget cuts and growing morale problems. >> nathan burress, convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend in the toll plaza was sentenced to death today. burress shot and killed deborah ross and maurice chucky everett at the toll plaza in 2009. during the sentencing burress says it doesn't matter because california legal battles over the death penalty make the execution unlikely. >> a man released from president yochb ak convicted for two murders years ago is accused now of killing his mother. he faced a judge and murder charges again, today. >> convicted double murderer and former death row inmate pled not guilty to killing1 çñ >>> prurters accused him of buying her a 73-year-old lexus. it left the victim bankrupt and heart broken. investigators say she apparently used some nonpay off the victim in another criminal case. >> overseas now new inf
and sisters are treated like anyone uls els under the law. if we're truly created equal the love for one another must be equal as well. >> the head of the national center for lesbian rights said she was close to tear autos we felt we weren't in a back room maybe he'll talk to fuss no one is watching. >> the impact on republican who's fear any compromise to lead to a challenge from within their own ranks. saying change will depend less on president and democrats and more on moderate republican autos jeb bushes of the republican party, lamar alexander, on the podium with the president today. >> murphy says he's seeing signs the deep freeze may be thawing. >> there is a sort of thing of hey we try that had and it didn't work. and maybe we want to win. >> the director of the leo mccarthy center said he was at a conference where jeb bush was challenge bid a mer conservative republican from utah saying the push back is polite, but pointed. >> thank you. >> you bet. >> many of you watched this morning but for many americans more than ever brrk television was one of two screens they were watchin
brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. [applause]. >> president obama has been criticized by gay rights activist in the past for moving too slowly with policy changes. today human rights groups laud the president for the strong stand on gay rights. >> he has been criticized in the past. again. for those but today was of course also a celebration. after the president finish his speech and first lady michelle walked down constitution avenue to cheer the crowd. daughter sasha and malia joined them in a special viewing area where they snapped photo and danced a little as bands marched past. >> come here and talk about the weather forecast. another nice day around the bay area. spencer is in for sandhya tonight. >> look at the first weather forecast here starting with live doppler 7 hd. more cloud cover now than we had earlier that may keep temperatures from dropping quit so low than earlier thought. right now temperature readings of 37 in novato and chilly in few spots. 13 santa rosa and livermore and we have 40's right around the bay but as we look ahead to
brothers and sisters are treated like anyelsn else under the law. [applause]. >> president obama has been criticized by gay rights activist in the past for moving too slowly with policy changes. today human rights groups laud the president for the strong stand on gay rights. >> he has been criticized in the past. again. for those but today was of course also a celebration. after the president finish his speech and first lady michelle walked down constitution avenue to cheer the crowd. daughter sasha and malia joined them in a special viewing area where they snapped photo and danced a little as bands marched>> past. >> come here and talk about the weather forecast. another nice day around the bay area. spencer is in for sandhya tonight. >> look at the first weather forecast here starting with live doppler 7 hd. more cloud cover now than we had earlier that may keep temperatures from dropping quit so low than earlier thought. right now temperature readings of 37 in novato and chilly in few spots. 13 santa rosa and livermore and we have 40's right around the bay but as we look ahead
stressful moments for the authorities. as a result, we have more than 13,000 military and law enforcement personnel, ready for this event. we have snipers on the roofs. we have biological and chemical units prepared to deal with whatever comes up. we have a high degree of surveillance. satellites zooming in on the mall, as well as hundreds of surveillance cameras, to watch potential suspects. as one official told me last night, we have no specific threat. but we have to be ready for anything, george. >> and i know they've been preparing for this for a year. they've been locking the buildings on the parade route. they've been locking the garbage cans on the parade route. repaved the road. they are taking no chances. we have an incredible team of presidential savvy with us this morning. i want a quick word from two of them sitting with us here. let's start with matthew dowd, contributor to abc news. you have contributed to a combine, as well. both sides of the aisle. what does it take for a president to take a second inauguration and make it soaring? >> well, it's a much different situation
reforms to the nation's gun control laws and he wants congress to act. they say they want americans to apply pressure to lawmakers. >> ask what is more important, doing whatever it takes to get an a-grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> here are a few of the president's proposed measures that need awful pro. required background checks for all gun sales even gun shows, a ban of military-assault-style weapons and magazines. there are things such as improving the standards for background checks and adding public school security and funding mental health care. >> while the debate starts to rage in washington tonight, just the fear that some weapons will be banned is spurring gun sales across the bay area and the country. there is even talk of a gun and ammo shortage. alan wang visited a gun store where weapons are literally flying off the shelves. >> the gun shop has seen a 300% jump in sales since the sandy hook tragedy. since the call for tighter gun control they expected the man to c
control laws and he wants congress to act. they say they want americans to apply pressure to lawmakers. >> ask what is more important, doing whatever it takes to get an a-grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> here are a few of the president's proposed measures that need awful pro. required background checks for all gun sales even gun shows, a ban of military-assault-style weapons and magazines. there are things such as improving the standards for background checks and adding public school security and funding mental health care. >> while the debate starts to rage in washington tonight, just the fear that some weapons will be banned is spurring gun sales across the bay area and the country. there is even talk of a gun and ammo shortage. alan wang visited a gun store where weapons are literally flying off the shelves. >> the gun shop has seen a 300% jump in sales since the sandy hook tragedy. since the call for tighter gun control they expected the man to continue. >> this is california
control laws has many gun owners concerned spurring sales of some weapons that will be banned. the jackson arm shooting range and shop in south san francisco has seen 300 percent jump in sales sin the sandy hook elementary school tragedy. after the president's call if tighter gun control, they expect demand to continue. each gun store in the bear area is out of a popular assault rifle. >> this is a special brand, a california legal. if we had one it would be gone in a minute. >> ammunition is getting if short supply with many manufacturers out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> if marin county the district attorney says you may not have enough money to pay the people who turned in their weapons during a four-county "buy back" program. officials handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers on tuesday but only raised $43,000 to cough that and a total of 827 weapons were turned in and another buy back is set for monday. currently it is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the san rafael and mill valley police department but do not expect to get any cash this time for turning in
law. >> coming up on the news at 5:00 it's a change in continents. where california's fastest growing immigrants ever now coming from. >> subway coming up short on foot long customers. customers get an explanation from the company tonight. >> hi there everyone. temperatures in the 60s. tomorrow, we're talking some locations in the 70s. the accu-weather forecast is coming up. >> the bay area's sun saigsal exhibit with explosive images from space. really, remarkable stuff. sfwus. >>> look at this. a good samaritan jumps into action when an suv lands into a swimming pool. after chasing through a fence she got trapped in a pool. a man helped her out of the suv before it sank. police say he saved her life. >> number of asians imgreating to california is two times greater than those from south america. the data show that's in 2011, 57% of new immigrants were from yaish compared to 22% from latin america that. is a shift from a decade ago when 37% were from asia, and 42% from latin america. primarily, mexico. >> next time you check a restaurant review on ayelp something new may pop up. the s
employee discovered the book and sat to reconcile the young authors with their laws to living life. take a look. >> reporter: we already have the ten commandments. >> god has sent before you this day his laws of life and good. >> reporter: and the rules of "fight club." >> first rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight club. >> reporter: why not a rule book by and for kids? >> don't call each other names. clean up your messes. no eating other people's food. >> reporter: 157 rules in a spiral notebook, found in a walmart parking lot by raymond flores, the employee who retrieves carts. >> don't keep saying please if someone says no. >> reporter: the no-nos of a lifetime. rule 91, don't color on people. 105, tie your shoes or you'll fall down. and, of course, don't bite the dentist. >> i thought this was adorable. >> reporter: rule 154 is protect this book. and flores was determined to follow it. >> here's your book back. >> reporter: all the way back to the authors, two girls, ages 8 and 10. cousins and best friends who both struggle with little sisters, who apparently have been
the warriors won i was taking a math media law and ethics test. yes i was in college. i do not remember the grade. probably an "a." the first quarter and pick and roll precision. the splitter with the finish and the warriors lead by 10 in the first. gary neil closes the gap and gets a three at the buzzer and move to the third quarter. david lee with the two handed flush. he had 22 and he started in place of curry once again. show right, go left. 20 points and 10 assists for jack. too much of the big fundamental. two of his 24. and tony parker doing what he does best and flashing and scoring. 28 straight losses in san antonio. the hoops are welcome and number six stanford hosting ucla. the 42nd career double-double and 25 points and 13 rebounds and cardinals 75-49. this abc7 sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. >> and we will continue to see more of this weekend on what happens with the crabtree situation. the legal process is most importantly, and then secondly how does it affect the game? >> because i think there is no access to these guys tomorrow at least that will k
for crocodiles in the modern world. >> reporter: though the salt water croc is often protected by the law, it is still coveted for its valuable skin and is more often killed by humans than vice versa. here in this marsh where 70% of people make their living by fishing, any creature that comes near the shore is in mortal danger. and the stealthy salty is the master of ambush. >> they're really perfectly adapted for being hunters. they can just barely have their eyes break the if you asurface, can get close to people without being noticed, and then they have tremendous strength to literally leap at their prey. strong jaws. then pull that prey into the water. >> reporter: nototology wait until the enormous beast strikes again, villagers here turn to legendary croc hunter ronny sue miller to capture the killer alive. the hunter becomes the hunted. but several attempts to catch it in a steel snare fail. he says the cable has snapped. i think we're dealing with a much bigger croc than we expected. until finally success, or is it? this creature weighs over 2,300 pounds. easily the largest croc t
to protect people's privacy, as required by a new law. a second type of full-body scanner that does not produce the vivid images will still be in airports. >>> and finally, an amazing rescue from a burning building. take a look at this video here. as this firefighter in russia, gets hit with a chunk of snow. a huge chunk of snow, almost knocking him off the ladder as he climbs to try to save a family. somehow, he grabbed the ladder to break his fall. it didn't happen twice. that's a replay, by the way. another firefighter pulls him up. together, they were able to rescue the baby and his mother. >> good job. well done. >> that's all i know. >> the pop quiz. >> thank you. >> language lessons and the news. ron claiborne gives us the whole picture every morning. thank you, ron. appreciate it. >>> it is the biggest event in washington. it happens once every four years. the countdown to inauguration is on. >> when president obama takes the oath of office on monday, the inaugural celebration will be nothing compared to what it was back in 2009 when he was sworn in. abc's david kerley is in
and law enforcement officials here scattered among the crowds. there will be some plane clothed officers, bomb sniffing calls and there will be s.w.a.t. teams located in key positions along the parade route. there will be surveillance monitoring everybody here. there is no significant credible threat but law enforcement is not takenning any chances. >> they can't afford to do that. we look forward it talking to you in the next hour. coming up on a special edition of "this week" david ploufe looks ahead to president obama's second term and. co-chair eva longoria previews the celebrations. you can see the whole picture this morning at 8:00 on "this week" with george stephanopoulos right here on abc7. our coverage of the inauguration begins tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of good morning america. we will also have live streaming coverage at abc7 news.com starting at 6:30. >>> the excitement here in the bay area has to do with the 49ers game. abc7 news sports anchor mike shumann is in atlanta for today's big game and he caught up with some fans ready to see the niners take on th
into today. shining lasers at pilots is a serious offense punishable by federal law. >> the oakland city council will consider approving the contract of a controversial high profile police consultant, a former los angeles and new york police chief, will be paid $250,000 to turn around oakland's crime wave. tempers flared last week when protesters showed up to voice concerns of possible available profiling. he favors "stop and frisk" where police can stop anyone they feel is suspicious. the oakland city council is scheduled to take up the issue tonight at 6:30. >> in san francisco the use of tasers is the main focus of a community meeting. the san francisco police department is the only agency in the bay area that does not use stun guns. the chief wants to launch a pilot program to equip officers to dole with mentally ill after a police shooting last summer triggered this when a man attack add co-worker with a box cutter. the community forum is at 6:00 at the hamilton recreational center. repairs begin on the bay bridge bumper damaged in an oil tanker crash this month. abc7 news reporter
of the debate, a high profile law man the city wants to hire to help fight crime. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said because this is my neighbor's stairs. >> they left leaving a contingent of 10 local pastors to appeal to the h
where a controversial law enforcement expert is officially a consultant to the oakland police department. the city council voted to hire bill bratton in a raucous meeting that ran into the wee hours. now to amy live at city hall. >> he is controversial but william bratton is coming to oakland. there were so many people at the meeting they had to use four rooms for overflow crowd. all the people filling up city hall. the meeting lasted until 2:30 this morning. the issue was whether to hire former police
is saying the principled way did make children safe is to make law will citizens his safe. and violent criminals more safe. >> he hazy -- made the comments last night in reno. >> british prime minister is promising britain a vote on whether the country should stay in the european union. he made the announcement today in london saying while he personally supports staying in the union, they must decide on the country's destiny. membership has been controversial in britain. the u.s. has been vocal about britain daying in the union. "new york times" reports that president obama and prime minister cameron talked about the issue on the phone a week ago. >> time for a check on the forecast. mike? >> checking out tweets and cold weather in new york, so cold the rails are snapping because of the tension induced by the coldness shrinking the rails. this cold air is bypassing us. the rockies protected us from the cold air spilling to us. we have had our fair share of cold air the last ten days with forecast each morning. this morning? not so were. clouds but in rain. from the southeast to the roo
. you know where the wet weather is. eric? >> a controversial law enforcement expert is now officially a consultant to the oakland police department. the city council voted to hire bill bratton in a raucous meeting that ran into the wee hours of the morning. >> it was not close vote. the council voted 7-1 in favor of bringing william bratton to oakland. before the vote, the city council got an earful. the public comment session started at 10:00. they did not vote until 2:30 this morning. bratton is controversial because he supported "stop and frisk" tactic. some worry that leads to racial profiling. supporters say bratton improved new york and los angeles when he worked in those cities. oakland needs his help. >> crime went down in los angeles and he helped to get minority people working. the complaint levels went down in that city. it was a change for the good and for the better. >> you keep pouring money into people from identified of our community to solve the problems of violence in our community. violence is a language of the unheard so you need to start listening to the people wh
changes at the state and federal laws. the extra money came in from top earner whose received bonuses and dividend payments at the end of december. >> tomorrow morning, the governor will deliver the state of the state address and we will bring it to you live at 9:00 a.m. right here on abc7. >> deployment postponed for dozens of air national guard with the departure of 129 rescue changed to friday with 75 citizen airmen will be headed to afghanistan and africa, providing combat search-and-rescue support to our troops in the region. >> two lucky 49er fans won a lottery ticket to new orleans and one has a baby on board. we are joined new the near 49er stadium in santa clara this is a dream come true for those that require a doctor's note? >> exactly. two fans and one on the way. she learned she won the lottery for super bowl, the mom's first call was to her doctor. >> they called and said, you won 49er tickets for the super bowl. okay, okay, i thought, this is a prank call or something. >> she thought it was a joke when the 49ers called to say she was one of the lucky season ticket holde
area from san francisco down the paw finishes law -- the peninsula, san mateo, redwood city, wet around belmont and 42nd avenue and foster city across the san mateo bridge. as we check out the east bay, lighter rainfall toward hayward, union city, fremont. in san jose we are seeing some rain at this hour. getting you down to street level. hills dale avenue and highway 101. san jose .01 and san francisco .13. getting toward mount saint helena and we received .59 of an inch of rain. as you head out the door, make sure you have your umbrella and raincoats and make sure you give yourself extra time. a detailed look at tomorrow and the weekend coming up. carolyn? >> we will see you shortly. >> secret meetings are being held about the chandra murder case. she was an inturn murdered -- she was an intern murdered a decade ago. it seems the conviction could be in jeopardy. ama dates sat down and she has their reaction to this mysterious meeting. >> federal prosecutors told robert and susan levey about the secret hearings, but they wouldn't say what they were about. the levey's understanding is t
. michael barr, abc news, new york. >> so sad. >>> and law enforcement officials are offering a $100,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of a bank robber dubbed the ak-47 bandit. the suspect is wanted for holding up five banks last year in california, idaho and washington. in one heist he shot and wounded a police officer. and the fbi believes that he will strike again. >>> and firefighters in portland, oregon, used heavy cutting equipment to free a woman who was trapped in the tight space between two buildings. she was in there for four hours before being freed. the woman had been smoking on the roof of one of the buildings when she fell into that void which was only eight to ten inches wide. >>> important medical news for moms who are expecting. a new study confirms that the flu vaccine is safe for pregnant women and their babies. that's reassuring news since the current flu epidemic is raging. researchers found, going without the shot is risky. pregnant women who get the flu have a higher chance of fetal death. >>> now, some sports for you. a historymaking night in the nba.
. >> reporter: it's the in-law apartment on steroids. the home of the future might look something like this. this. or even this. new construction built to accommodate moms and dads, their older kids and aging parents. >> one out of every three homes we're selling in these communities are the next gen homes. >> reporter: this family found it cost effective, with their older son and mom returning to the nest. >> i have the sense of independence and i have my own place, where i can come and go. i love it. >> reporter: they are part of a growing trend. in 2010, nearly 4.5 million homes reported three or more generations living in them. a 30% increase from ten years earlier. but not everyone can afford to buy a new house. modular additions to existing homes like this are putting money back into the housing market and saving families big bucks. >> everybody seems to be blending in and melding nicely and -- >> reporter: it's all working. >> yeah. >> reporter: one big happy family. three generations of murphys all live here under the same roof. it's just the blueprint that's changed. you wouldn't e
to court yesterday and asked the judge to block the law from going into effect on february 1st but the city wants the case then out. attorneys representing the city say the ban is a matter of public health and nudists say it is a violation of free speech. a written ruling is expected before the end of the month. >> next we have traffic and weather together on the only news and a like look outside here at the bay bridge toll plaza with traffic starting to back medium here. we do have a bill problem southbound 280 south of 92 and sue hall will have that and our meteorologist, mike naturally, will talk about the "spare the air" day. >> man walks in to an apartment store -- into a department start with >> it is a friday morning. we have been tracking the fog and it has been thickest in santa rosa. and again this morning. and we could have block ice there because it is below freezing. everyone is in the mid-to-upper 30's to 40's in san francisco and novato. those are the latest temperatures. this afternoon we have sunshine and hazy because of the pollution. it is "spare the air" day and lower to
the warriors won i was taking a math media law and ethics test. yes i was ini do not remember t. i do not remember the grade. probably an "a." the first quarter and pick and roll precision. the splitter with the finish and the warriors lead by 10 in the first. gary neil closes the gap and gets a three at the buzzer and move to the third quarter. david lee with the two handed flush. he had 22 and he started in place of curry once again. show right, go left. 20 points and 10 assists for jack. too much of the big fundamental. two of his 24. and tony parker doing what he does best and flashing and scoring. 28 straight losses in san antonio. the hoops are welcome and number six stanford hosting ucla. the 42nd career double-double and 25 points and 13 rebounds and cardinals 75-49. this abc7 sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. >> and we will continue to see more of this weekend on what happens with the crabtree situation. the legal process is most importantly, and then secondly how does it affect the game? >> because i think there is no access to these guys tomorrow at leas
officer for every 61 people present. so a lot of law enforcement on the streets. the president will be watching from behind a bullet-proof glass viewing area. big question. will he get out and walk with the crowd? we saw him do it three times in 2009. the white house isn't saying officially whether he'll be out, but i bet he will. >> we'll be watching. i can see you fixing your hair. there's wind now. it was a glorious day here in washington. sunny and warm. but look at what's happened before here in the capital. you'll remember in previous years, during the reagan administration, his second inaugural was a lot worse. so cold they had to go inside. snow filling the stands. in 1937, it was the wettest january on record. fdr decided if the crowd could handle the elements, so could he. he rode through the streets in an open car. just before we came on the air, we checked the forecast. they're expecting 30s, chilly, but not bad. we're grateful for that. rain or shine the abc news team will be here throughout the day with live coverage starting with "good morning america" and contin
. but in california, you have to return the ring if the wedding is canceled, under law. >> i support that law. i also support for those wondering about lindsay lohan, she posted a shot of herself with max george. the boy band singer. apparently the two are now dating or fueling the rumors. >> they're doing something. >> so that will end peacefully together in marriage. >>> and we also have some news to get to. and if any of you want a photo of rob and i -- >> why would you? >> we've been asking for this since i started over a year ago, a picture of the two of us onset a glossy that we could autograph and send to you. they just arrived yesterday. just in time. >> our crack pr department got right on it and a year later, there it is. and that's early on. >> that was one of my first couple of days on the job. because my hair is still long. >> we should put it on ebay and donate that 25 cents to charity. >> it would be 26 cents. let's make it even. >> we'll be back. >> you want one? >>> this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for (1ñ >>> this morning on "world news now," star studded, the c
in the cans than required by law. >> still ahead at 6:30, a top state lawmaker jumps into the fight to keep the sacramento kings from moving to seattle. >> will the oakland city council meeting be a repeat the meeting a week ago? the recent protesters say they will be out in force. >> live from san francisco, two weeks after an oil tanker hit the bay bridge crews are ready to begin the repair work today. >> good morning, sue, in the abc7 traffic center a look at bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights were on early before 6:00 because of an early accident before treasure island with a stall and that adds up to a big backup. it is sluggish. we have a new report of an accident on the peninsula. we will check that and the rest of the tuesday morning commute ÑsÑs, gs customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmm, tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. g
a contentious meeting is underway at oakland city hall and a man at the center of the debate, a high profile law man the city wants to hire to help fight crime. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said because this is my neighbor's stairs
ammunition feeding devices. the president supports the measure, feinstein will be joined by law enforcement and gun safety and gun violence groups. >> u.s. house agreed to raise the debt limits. that means the government can continue making payments on its loans and not default but the will only extends the limit for three months. it also includes a provision that docks the pay of lawmaker autos new proposed legislation cracking down on so called s.w.a.t.ing prank going on in southern california. celebrities have been targets of the fake 911 calls that are reporting serious emergencies. chris brown was the subject of a s.w.a.t.ing hoax. they call it s.w.a.t.ing because the s.w.a.t. team usually responds. the state senator says he hopes the measure will put an end to the s.w.a.t.ing. >> it will increase penalties on false september 11th calls by making it easier to prosecute a felony and hold perpetrator responsible for costs of the false call. >> no hearing date has been set yet. >> prince hairy back in the united kingdom today. we have new video to show you of his plane touching down this
degrees, our abc news duluth affiliate meteorologist seemed to defy the laws of physics, freezing bubbles in mid-air and turning a banana into a hammer. and don't expect this to end any time soon. and that's because forecasters believe this will be a freezing weekend. but as you can see, we don't need anymore snow around these parts of central new york. diane? >> okay, gio, thank you. and we want everyone to know, we welcome you to abc news. >>> and now, to manti te'o, the football star at the heart of that bizarre hoax, sitting down for his first on-camera interview with abc news anchor katie couric, telling what he knew, what he says he did not and how even his parents were duped by belief in a girlfriend who did not exist. tonight, we have a special first look at her exclusive interview. katie will be here in a moment, but with the story, matt gutman. >> reporter: manti te'o tells abc's katie couric he was duped. in love with a woman he met online four years ago, but never saw. a woman he thought died of cancer in september. he spoke of her throughout his epic football season. even two
an assault weapons ban passed through congress but the law expired after 0 years when congress refused to renew it. now, senator feinstein is back with new legislation she says will put some curves on military style assault weapon autos we prohibit 158 named military-style firearms. >> the bill would ban the sale, transfer, imfor taigs, and manufacturing ever the assault weapon ronz. also limiting the size of ammunition clips to no more than 10 bullets. senator durbin called on them to speak out. >> we need to have your validation. of what we're setting out to do. >> if you look at what they mean, what they do, they have no place in a city like oakland. >> national rifle association is responding by daying the first ban didn't work. why should we have another? tonight at 6:00 we'll hear from the chief here in oakland. his answer to the nra. reporting from oakland city hall, abc 7 news. >> and the nra went further releasing this statement in response to senator feinstein's bill. it's disappointing but not surprising she's once again focused on curtailing the constitution instead of pros
. opponents ask the judge to block the law from going into effect february 1 and the city wants the case thrown out. the ban is a matter of public health but nudists say it is a violation of free speech the. >> this is part of the political speech. they are trying to advocate clothing opposital lifestyle. >> there are concerns about the harm people feel when they are exposed to nudity unusually. >> no decision was made the judge said he will issue a written ruling before the end of the month. >> they they are looking for volunteers to count the homeless population after relying on volunteers to tally the number of individuals living in cars or on the streets. volunteers must be 18 and required to complete a one hour training session. >> the county of sonoma is going solar. look at the panels which are new and located at one of the main government facilities along highway 12. a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the installation project is scheduled for tomorrow and the project will save the county nearly $1.5 million in energy costs. >> we have suffered through the col
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